Alumnus Mike Cappelluti lets his light shine with band ‘Moonwater’
Sep12

Alumnus Mike Cappelluti lets his light shine with band ‘Moonwater’

Seton Hall alumnus Michael Cappelluti ‘19 is still making a name for himself, even after graduating last year. The recent marketing graduate had balanced working at Amazon while keeping his love for music alive. Cappelluti worked as a supply chain manager at Amazon after graduation. On his days off, he focused on his dedication for music. Cappelluti said that he always knew that music would be a big part of his life. After picking up...

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Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU
Jun17

Alumnus rocks around the clock to 1950s WSOU

A Seton Hall alumnus discussed his memories of working for WSOU in the late 1950s with The Setonian. The alum, Joe Reilly, graduated from the University in 1960 with a bachelor’s degree in communication. Reilly said he chose SHU because he wanted to be close to New York City, be part of the radio station and attend a Catholic university. Reilly said he immersed himself in everything he could while he was a student at SHU. He said he...

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Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall
May01

Three siblings cross the globe to attend Seton Hall

The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are a Seton Hall family from Istanbul, Turkey, and they wouldn’t have it any other way. The oldest Pirate in the family is Meliksah, who graduated from Seton Hall in 2017 with a double major in diplomacy and international relations and economics. The Goncuoglu siblings, Meliksah, Afra and Berire, are from Istanbul, Turkey and all have Pirate Pride. They said they will always have a...

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SHU grad runs for borough council, looking for interns
May01

SHU grad runs for borough council, looking for interns

A Seton Hall alum is on a path to becoming a public servant leader. Nicholas Zeitlinger, a diplomacy major who graduated in December 2018, is running for borough council in his hometown of North Haledon, New Jersey. He is looking for Seton Hall students to intern with his campaign. Zeitlinger said he knew public service was the route for him. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Zeitlinger “I always knew public service was the route for me,”...

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Alum advice: make sure you keep the ‘right people’
Apr25

Alum advice: make sure you keep the ‘right people’

A Criminal Justice major might say the best lesson they learned in college is the importance of evidence or a certain investigative principle. Seton Hall Alum Kristen Hardy (07’) kept it simple: she said the best lesson she learned at SHU was “the importance of keeping the right people around.” Hardy graduated with a B.A. in Criminal Justice, becoming a lawyer, and now working as a Compliance Counselor at Rockwell Automation in...

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Seton Hall alum founds nation’s leading women’s basketball agency
Oct18

Seton Hall alum founds nation’s leading women’s basketball agency

When Brian Stanchak Class of ’04, attended Seton Hall more than a decade ago, he studied sports management. This degree provided him with the educational foundation to found the nation’s leading women’s basketball agency. “I feel like I was one of the few students who did not want to be an agent at that time so I can’t say that I ever set out to become an agent,” Stanchak said. “My culmination of experiences following graduation led...

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Men’s basketball freshmen learn ‘fundamentals’ on and off the court
Sep27

Men’s basketball freshmen learn ‘fundamentals’ on and off the court

Experience is abundant throughout the Seton Hall men’s basketball team, but there are still three freshmen: Myles Cale, Sandro Mamukelashvili and Jordan Walker, who have yet to dip their toes into college basketball waters. Still, despite their lack of collegiate experience, maturity is not something lacking from the three young newcomers. The trio gained perspective from a two-day event that took place in New York, N.Y. called Big...

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SHU alum speaks out for autism awareness
Sep22

SHU alum speaks out for autism awareness

At just 2 and a half years old, Kerry Magro said his first word. At five, he completed his first sentence. At 25, he published his first book that became a bestseller in three days. Magro, an author, professional speaker, nonprofit founder and 2011 Seton Hall alumnus, is on a mission to tell his story. He was diagnosed with autism at four, and he also aims to tell others’ stories similar to his. “The dream was just to get to college...

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SHU alum gives advice to students in medical field
Apr06

SHU alum gives advice to students in medical field

Some seniors recieving a diploma in May might think that  learning ends after graduation. But what graduates may lack in   professors and their office hours come fall 2017, they may gain through alumni. Professionals with pirates in their past have real world experience that could benefit students while studying at Seton Hall and  after. Moses Salami graduated from Seton Hall University in May 2014 with a Masters in Health...

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Alumni launch online art gallery overseas
Mar23

Alumni launch online art gallery overseas

John Cobb and Cory Madonna, Seton Hall alumni, have their own business, called Artist Affiliated, under which they started a Latin American digital art gallery, called Patria Gallery. They sell artwork from Latin America on their website patriagallery.com. They both majored in international relations at the School of Diplomacy at Seton Hall and found it to be rather helpful in their business career today. “As a diplomacy major, I had...

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SHU alum: from Pirate mascot to marketing
Jan26

SHU alum: from Pirate mascot to marketing

Upon graduating SHU in 1994 with a degree in marketing, Robert Hooper quickly learned that a career is not handed with your diploma. He began working as a management trainee at Foot Locker. He later worked for a beer distribution company and slowly worked his way up, gaining sales and marketing skills. “I wanted to take that job, get my feet under me and figure things out,” Hooper said.     Working for Teva Pharmaceuticals as an...

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SHU Alum: Where are they now? – Camelia Valdes
Jan18

SHU Alum: Where are they now? – Camelia Valdes

Camelia Valdes made history on May 16, 2009 when she accepted the position as Passaic county prosecutor by being the first Latina county prosecutor in New Jersey and the first lead prosecutor of Dominican ancestry in the United States. Born in the Bronx to Dominican immigrants and raised in Newark surrounded by crime, Seton Hall University class of 1993 alumna, Valdes was inspired by her experiences to become an advocate for justice...

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